Racing Equine Groom Apprentice - Horse Care - Racing Eve Johnson Houghton Racing
Level 2 or Level 3 Racing Apprentice required in Blewbury. Eve Johnson Houghton are looking for experienced work riders, but would consider someone less experienced who rides well.
Closing date: 12 Dec 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
18 Dec 2023
11 Sep 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
Work rider/groom Come and join our successful Group 1 winning Flat yard on the Berkshire borders. We have a friendly team and a great bunch of horses for 2023 season. We are looking for experienced work riders, we would consider someone less experienced who rides well. The right candidate must have a good work ethic and be able to turn out horses to a high standard. We can offer the successful applicant:
- Competitive Wages (higher than the rate recommended by NARS/NTF)
- Free accommodation
- Work only one weekend out of three
- Good Pension Scheme
- Chance to travel horses racing in UK/abroad
- Career development
- Free branded clothing
- Pool money/Bonuses
The apprenticeship provides a solid introduction to the racing industry, and also fulfills the criteria from the BHA to enable you to apply for a jockey licence. All training and learning will take place at Eve Johnson Houghton, within your paid working hours.
The training you will be getting
- A level 2 certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the apprenticeship
- All training will take place within the workplace
- Your dedicated trainer coach will visit you at work every 4 weeks.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Ongoing employment - career development is encouraged and staff have previously been enrolled onto various courses, ie: Management course for Supervisory Staff (Head Person)
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
HADDON TRAINING LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 2 (GCSE)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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